Anti-Aging

  1. ‘Gluten Brain’: Wheat Cuts Off Blood Flow To Frontal Cortex

    ‘Gluten Brain’: Wheat Cuts Off Blood Flow To Frontal Cortex
    If you suffer from celiac disease or know someone who does, here’s sobering food for thought. According to health experts, consumption of gluten-containing grains may actually contribute to the development of psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia; and now new and disturbing research seems to confirm their opinion, by showing that wheat consumption cuts off blood flow to a vital area of...
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  2. Early Detection: How To Avoid Glaucoma

    Early Detection: How To Avoid Glaucoma
    Did you know that more than 2.7 million Americans aged 40 years and older are affected by glaucoma, a leading cause of irreversible blindness? Amazingly, only half of those affected even know they have the disease. Glaucoma has no noticeable symptoms in its early stages. Vision loss happens so gradually that patients are often unaware of it until their vision...
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  3. Effective Migraine Relief With Essential Oils

    Effective Migraine Relief With Essential Oils
    Did you know that essential oil of lavender has been shown to relieve migraine pain and accompanying symptoms by 72% - in fact, more effectively than any prescription medications? A 2012 study conducted at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences in Iran enrolled 47 diagnosed migraine patients and randomly assigned them to one of two groups. Trial subjects were told to...
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  4. Does A Daily Dose Of Beet Juice Promotes Brain Health?

    Does A Daily Dose Of Beet Juice Promotes Brain Health?
    New research shows that drinking beet juice increases blood flow to the brain in older adults - a finding that has great potential for combating the development of dementia as we age. Several studies had previously shown that drinking beet juice lowers blood pressure (BP), but now it appears beet juice can also increase blood flow to the brain. This...
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  5. What Are the Benefits of Black Seed?

    What Are the Benefits of Black Seed?
    Two new studies show that black seed (nigella sativa) provides multiple health benefits for aging women by protecting them against the ill-effects of metabolic syndrome and accelerated bone loss. Black seed has been used for hundreds of years both as a food and medicine. The earliest record of its cultivation and use come from ancient Egypt. In fact, black seed...
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  6. What is Free Radical Damage?

    What is Free Radical Damage?
    Free radical damage has long been believed to be a risk factor of many of the chronic diseases that accompany aging—including heart disease. Antioxidants, however, gobble up as many free radicals as they can and deactivate them, preventing them from doing damage.   This can be seen in a 2011 study published in Stroke. Researchers looked at women who had...
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  7. Idea That All Fats Make You Fat Is A Myth

    Idea That All Fats Make You Fat Is A Myth
    Are you familiar with the myth that all fats make you fat? Most people believe that low-fat and fat-free products are healthier, but it’s simply not true. On the other hand, some fats are healthy and may even promote weight loss. Your body requires fat in order to function properly. Not only that, many necessary vitamins, such as A, D, E, and...
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  8. What are the Benefits of Coconut Oil?

    What are the Benefits of Coconut Oil?
    According to an exciting new study, coconut oil may rescue damaged brain cells - known as neurons - in patients with Alzheimer’s disease and help them to start working properly again. This study provides scientific validity to a growing body of anecdotal reports that seem to show that coconut oil prevents some of the memory loss seen with aging, Alzheimer's...
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  9. Top 10 Facts About Joint Pain

    Top 10 Facts About Joint Pain
    1. Osteoarthritis is the most common joint-related condition in the United States, affecting more than 40 million people. 2. 80 percent of people with osteoarthritis are over age 55. 3. Osteoarthritis is most often due to wear and tear on the joints due to age, excess weight, or repetitive stress. 4. Rheumatoid arthritis affects more than two million Americans and...
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  10. Dangers of Hospitalization and Patients With Dementia

    Dangers of Hospitalization and Patients With Dementia
    According to a recent study, more than 50% of all patients with pre-existing dementia will experience delirium while hospitalized. Failing to detect and treat their delirium early can be deadly, leading to a faster decline of their physical and mental health. Delirium - a deadly, costly disease that significantly impacts people’s lives - is often overlooked, especially in people with...
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